Can You Dance?

Super Convention

Super Convention

Dancers and Spectators

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Individual Dancers

Buy your Entry Ticket & choose from over 150 Masterclasses in Commercial, Contemporary, Ballet, Musical theatre, Tap & more! Learn cutting edge choreography and get scouted for scholarships and awards.

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Dance Schools

Your chance to perform on the M&S Bank Arena Stage! (Formerly the Echo Arena) Custom built for our Dance Schools, take masterclasses & browse the exhibition. To find out more information click below.

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Enjoy our biggest dance exhibition yet, watch catwalk shows and see the performance on the main stage! Your entrance ticket covers the whole weekend. Children under 5 & teachers bringing a group can enter for free.

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Meet The Owners

Who We Are

Formed 7 years ago by friends Matt Flint & Tom Shilcock, CYD? has taken off beyond expectations to become a leading dance event in the UK.

Matt Flint

Matt Flint

Matt works across many areas of the industry – choreographing hit shows like Strictly Come Dancing & the NTA’s to West End & Regional musical productions. Matt is proud to have co-created CYD? & looks forward to the new ventures that 2019 has in store!

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Tom Shilcock

Tom Shilcock

Tom is a Freelance Event Producer and Choreographer having worked on high profile fashion shows, product launches, corporate events and hair shows. His passion for teaching has allowed him to create Can You Dance? alongside his close friend Matt Flint.

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Meet The Teachers

Our Dance Tutors

Elizabeth ‘Dilly’ Greasley

Keeley East

Laura Daley

Alan Burkitt

Lukas McFarlane

Jennifer Ellison

Ben Davies

Jenni Inglis

Peter Parker

Paula Dymock

Josh Wharmby

Ricky Jinks

Ellie Cobb

Rosina Andrews

Jo Scanlan

Matt Flint

Dane Bates

Emily Charlton

Tom Shilcock

Adam Scott

Madeleine Waters

Nadine Kennedy Wood

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  • Announcing our 2019 College Sponsor!

    Dec 04th 2018

    Introducing our new Headline College Sponsor for 2019 – URDANG ACADEMY! Can You Dance? is proud to announce that Urdang will be supporting CYD? throughout our 2019 season. Click here to find out more!

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  • Dance Star Company Applications are open!

    Nov 26th 2018

    We have opened submissions to join our 2019 CYD? DANCE STAR CO. If you are interested in submitting a video to join the CYD Dance Star Co. please click here to find out more information. For ages 10- 18.

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    Nov 21st 2018

    Your chance to train in depth with the CYD? faculty. The 2019 Intensives will be over 2 days, in ten different locations, with a multitude of classes in various styles! Click there to find out more!

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    Oct 08th 2018

    We had an amazing first ever CYD? Super Convention! Huge congratulations go out to our winning schools who took part in our Finals on the Saturday & Sunday evening! Click here to see who were our winners!

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    Aug 16th 2018

    Huge congratulations to our Laine Theatre Arts Scholarship winner 2018 – PHOEBE ROBERTS who begins her training this September! Congratulations also go out to Khan Rasul and Rory Macleod! Find out more here!

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  • Ballet Zone presented by the RAD

    Aug 09th 2018

    Introducing The Ballet Zone presented by the Royal Academy of Dance at the Super Convention – 29th & 30th September 2018! Please click here to see the full timetable of classes available.

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    Feb 15th 2018

    Tickets now on sale for the CYD? all new SUPER CONVENTION! On the 29th & 30th of September 2018 CYD? will be taking over one of the UK’s largest arenas, The Echo Arena and ACC in the heart of the iconic Liverpool dock! 

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  • Introducing our four new BLOCH artists!

    Oct 24th 2017

    Dancers were scouted across all our 2017 conventions to find the next BLOCH artists! After a fantastic audition in August at Pineapple Studios the winners were announced at our Grand Final on 22nd October!

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  • Our Grand Final Champions 2017!

    Oct 24th 2017

    Wow, what a great day we had at our first ever Grand Final last Sunday in Liverpool! So many talented dancers all under one roof! Click here to see who were our 2017 champions!

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  • The CYD Dance Star Co. has been launched!

    Sep 11th 2017

    We have recently launched the CYD DANCE STAR CO. Taking it to the next level, this is going to be something really special, looking for the best dancers across the UK. Auditions begin on the 22nd October at our convention in Liverpool.

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  • All 2018 dates have been released!

    Sep 04th 2017

    Our 2018 dates have now been released. With 9 events in total next year, 3 new venues and one super convention, it’s going to be a very exciting year! Tickets will be going on sale in the next 2-3 weeks!

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  • Well done to our regional winners!

    Jun 30th 2017

    This year sees us launch our first ever GRAND FINAL! This will be taking place at THE ACC in Liverpool on Sunday October 22nd 2017 and will see all our regional finalists compete to be crowned the CYD? Champions!

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  • Wow! The 2017 season was fantastic!

    Jun 28th 2017

    A big thank you to everyone who came along to our conventions in 2017! The season was a huge success and we loved seeing you all again! We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did and are looking forward to the Final in October!

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  • Our Laine Theatre Arts Scholarship Winner!

    Mar 16th 2017

    Huge congratulations to our Laine Theatre Arts Scholarship winner Francessca Kennedy! Francessca was spotted at CYD? 2016 and was shortlisted to attend the CYD? LTA scholarship audition day last month.

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